Software Speeds Up Analysis of Breast Cancer Risk: Study
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Software that
quickly analyzes mammograms and patient history to determine breast
cancer risk could save time and reduce unnecessary biopsies,
according to the developers of the technology.
Can Brain 'Pacemaker' Improve Lives of Head Trauma Patients?
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Deep brain
stimulation -- a technique that sends targeted electrical impulses
to certain areas of the brain -- may help people who've had a
traumatic brain injury gain more independence, a new study
Health Tip: Stay Safe on a Motorcycle
(HealthDay News) -- The right equipment, obeying traffic laws
and some defensive driving can go a long way toward protecting you
while you're on a motorcycle.
Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Open-concept living
spaces are all the rage right now, but new research suggests that
such easy access to the kitchen may lead to overeating.
Smoking Tied to Shorter Survival With ALS
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking may speed
progression of Lou Gehrig's disease and shorten the lives of those
with the fatal illness, new research suggests.
Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brain
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As people age, the
harmful effects of heavy drinking can take a toll on key brain
functions, such as memory, attention and learning, a new study
Arthritis Drug May Help With Type of Hair Loss
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For people who
suffer from a condition that causes disfiguring hair loss, a drug
used for rheumatoid arthritis might regrow their hair, a new, small
The 'Love Hormone' May Quiet Tinnitus
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering
from chronic ringing in the ears -- called tinnitus -- may find
some relief by spraying the hormone oxytocin in their nose, a small
initial study by Brazilian researchers suggests.
Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Falls are the
leading cause of injury and death among older people in the United
States, and this health threat is likely to grow since 10,000
Americans now reach age 65 every day, a new federal report
DNA-Based Vaccine Guards Against Zika in Monkey Study
THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental
DNA-based vaccine protected monkeys from infection with the birth
defects-causing Zika virus, and it has proceeded to human safety
trials, researchers report.